IRVINE, CALIF. – Gateway has
introduced and began shipping revamped
versions of its ID and NV series
of notebook computers.
The 4.6-pound Gateway ID47H02u,
$699 features a 2.3GHz Intel Core i5-
2410M processor with Turbo Boost, a
14-inch HD LED backlit display, Intel
HM55 Express chipset, 4GB of DDR3
memory, 500GB hard drive, Wi-Fi, 8x
DVD Super Multi double-layer drive, 1.3-megapixel
camera, and one USB 3.0 and two USB
Other features include a multi-gesture
touchpad, dedicated audio control keys, social-
networking keys to launch
directly to such sites, eight
hours of battery life and Microsoft
Office Starter 2010.
The unit is available in Infinity Blue Liquid and
Brushed Aluminum color schemes.
The new $629 NV model is the NV5505u. It is
geared toward general entertainment usage. It is
powered by an AMD quad-core A8-3500M processor
rated at 1.5GHZ. The processor includes AMD’s
TurboCore technology that can boost its speed to
2.4GHz, Gateway said. It weighs in at 5.7 pounds.
The LED backlit screen is 15.6 inches, and the
graphics are powered by an AMD Radeon HD
6620G graphics card. Other specs include 6GB
of DDR3 memory, a 640GB hard drive and an 8x
DVD Super Multi double-layer drive.
The remaining features are the same as supplied in the ID model.